Lisa-Storie Avenatti is an American businesswoman, entrepreneur and the Chief Executive Officer Ikaria Resort Wear Company. She is best known as the former wife of popular American attorney, Michael Avenatti, who has represented many high-ranking individuals – celebrities and business executives – as well as various Fortune 100 companies.
He is largely considered to be among the foremost lawyers in the country with many trial victories in different states across the nation to his credit. Michael came into limelight after he was hired by porn star, Stormy Daniel, to represent her in her case against President Donald Trump, whom she claims slept with her once.
Born on February 16, 1971, Michael,a California native, attended the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia from where he graduated with a degree in political science (major). Afterward, he got into George Washington University for his law school studies and graduated Order of the Coif, first in his class.
Michael Avenatti and Lisa-Storie Avenatti were married for close to seven years but due to their marital troubles, their union collapsed and by the middle of 2018, they were no longer a couple.
Lisa-Storie Avenatti’s Biography
Lisa-Storie Avenatti was born on 18 January 1969, in California, United States. There is no available information about her parents, siblings (if any), childhood and early education.
She attended College of Business before moving on to The Paul Merage School of Business at University of California, Irvine. There, she bagged a master of business administration in 2005.
Lisa-Storie Avenatti’s entire professional business career revolves around fashion retail business and eCommerce as seen on her LinkedIn page. From 1997 to 1999, she worked as director, business operations at shopping.com. Moving forward, she landed a position at TheBigStore.com as the vice president, international business operations. After working there from 1999 to 2001, she moved on to Primebuytown.com. where she served as the general manager eCommerce from 2001 to 2003.
In August 2005, Lisa-Storie Avenatti got a job with Sport Runner and stayed with the company until July 2007. The same year, she became the eCommerce director at GSI Commerce and she spent four years there. From March 2011 to January 2013, the smart lady worked at Demandware as director of digital strategy.
In February 2018, she established Ikaria Resort Wear, a luxury clothing business. In addition to the business, Lisa became an advisory board member of TRYP technologies, Inc, in October 2018. She also models for a number of fashion firms.
Facts About Michael Avenatti’s Ex-Wife
Her Marriage And Divorce from Michael Avenatti
The entrepreneur got married to Michael Avenatti in 2011 in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. According to Lisa, who is a fitness fanatic, they met at a Los Angeles gym and things kicked off from there. Their relationship went smoothly for some years before it began to crack in January 2016 following a piece of shocking information discovered by Lisa-Storie Avenatti.
She had found out that the million dollar home they bought in Laguna Beach which they demolished and were reconstructing into their dream house, had been sold for half a million dollars behind her back by her husband who also forged her signature.
Apart from that, the couple made several accusations against each other, including Lisa’s allegation that Michael was having extramarital affair with supermodels of which Christie Brinkley was one of them. Even though they eventually tried to patch thing up by attending intensive therapy sessions for two months, their relationship had become unredeemable.
The couple started the process of their divorce in November 2017 when Lisa-Storie filed in Los Angeles. Her petition was, however, dismissed before Michael Avenati filed the papers in December 2017 in an Orange County court. They later parted ways officially in 2018.
It was reported by TMZ that an Orange County Superior Court judge had ordered Michael Avenatti to pay his estranged wife $124,398 and $37,897 every month in spousal support and child support respectively with effect from January 1, 2018. Michael was also reportedly ordered to take care of Lisa’s attorney and accounting fees.
In addition to that, Lisa-Storie Avenatti will receive five of Michael’s best watches, some of which are estimated to be worth not less than $50,000 and also get some of his art collections, including a Frank Gehry sculpture.
Michael, a former professional sports-car driver, was also ordered to hand over his leased $300,000 2017 Ferrari 488 GT Spider to Lisa while Michael’s law firm, Avenatti & Associates will also give an interest in a 2016 Honda private jet to the beautiful businesswoman.
What to Know About Her Child
Within the period they were married, Lisa-Storie welcomed a son with her estranged husband, precisely in 2014, who they both share custody of. As revealed by the divorce papers, Lisa spends $12,000 monthly on nannies who take care of the young boy.